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KFC Launches Edible Nail Polish In Hong Kong

The two edible nail polishes are based on the company's Original and Hot & Spicy recipes. The Hong Kong test group is being asked to choose a nail flavor that will be massed produced.
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rule Would Ban Class-Action Waivers

Consumer groups say people should be able to join class actions if they feel they've been harmed. Industry groups say arbitration clauses are necessary to protect against frivolous lawsuits.
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Sanders Reminds Appalachia Voters He Has Championed Their Cause

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump will be in West Virginia on Thursday ahead of its primary on May 10. Appalachia is an important region for Sanders, who has done well among the white working class.
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Jobs Tug Of War: Kansas City Businesses Poached By Kansas, Missouri

Kansas and Missouri offer incentives to locate within their borders. Politicians call this job creation. But is it really creating a job if it came from a few miles away across the state border?
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What Wage Stagnation Looks Like For Many Americans

Figures show the U.S. economy is on an upswing but wages haven't gone up and many say their standard of living has flat lined or declined. It's a feeling the presidential candidates are tapping into.
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DOT Announces Recall Of Up To 40 Million More Takata Air Bag Inflators

Takata, the Japanese auto parts supplier, now must fix up to 40 million more faulty air bag inflators. The U.S. Department of Transportation says this is the biggest safety recall in history.
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Major Chains Sports Authority, Sport Chalet Close Hundreds Of Stores

Two large sporting goods chains, Sports Authority and Sport Chalet, are in the process of closing hundreds of stores nationwide. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jim Peltz, who has been covering this story for the Los Angeles Times.
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Takata Airbag Recall Expands To 40 Million More Vehicles

Federal regulators have dramatically increased the number of vehicles to be recalled because of defective airbags made by Takata Corporation. An additional 35 to 40 million airbag inflators will need to be replaced, according to regulators. The vehicles will be recalled in five stages between now and December 2019.
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Frozen Food Fears: 4 Things To Know About The Listeria Recall

The FDA issued a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables this week. Here's what you need to know about the nasty bug that's causing all the problems.
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Panama Papers Fallout Hurts A Reputation Panama Thought It Had Fixed

Panama has improved transparency in its banking and legal sectors, and its economy is a bright spot in Latin America. But the Panama Papers have hurt the country's reputation.

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